Oh! I have a student with a hearing loss in my EFL class!

December 16, 2017
This tour gives you a quick overview of information related to teaching a student with a hearing loss in your English as a Foreign Language Class. Make sure to take advantage of the opportunity to get information tailored to your own classroom situation!
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Naomi Epstein

Hearing Loss Simulator - Find Out What Hearing Loss is Like


Read My Lips!

It seems simple - people who don't hear well lip read, right? But doing it in the EFL classroom is another ball game...

Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension

A hearing loss can adversly affect vocabulary acquistion in L1, which often leads to reading comprehension difficulties in L2.

The lifesaver - THE DICTIONARY!

Time to be "mythbusters" and get rid of some common misconceptions regarding use of dictionaries with deaf & hard of hearing students, particularly in junior high school.

Accomodations & Exams

This section is relevant for teacher in coordinators in high-school, and relates to accomodations on the Israeli Matriculation Exam, known as "Bagrut". (Scroll down, this is a slideshow).

Preparing a "Log" when the class isn't

Points both the student & teacher should take into account when deciding whether the student should do a LOG when the class is taking the exam version of Module F.

How can I get more information?

This is just the tip of the iceberg! Get information & assistance tailored to your needs!
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